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Aqua Announces Changes in Leadership

AQUA FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN ANNOUNCES TRANSITION IN LEADERSHIP Executive Director, Robin Schwartz to step down this coming fall. Miami, FL (August 18, 2014) — As Aqua Foundation for Women announces the resignation of its Executive Director, Robin Schwartz, they offer immense thanks for her dedication and leadership. Schwartz’s history with the organization dates back to [...]

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Aqua Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

AQUA FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN CELEBRATES ITS 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY The Foundation invites you to celebrate at it’s annual cocktail fundraiser, Aqua Affair Miami, FL (August 15, 2014) — Aqua Foundation for Women, the only organization of its kind in South Florida is turning ten years old and members of its board, staff and supporters want you [...]

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AQUA NEWS: August 2014

Among transgender people, the question “Are you going to Philly?” starts to come up every spring, and while we love a cheesesteak as much as the next guy, the reason we get excited about the City of Brotherly Love is because every summer, the Mazzoni Center hosts the Philly Trans Health Conference. Thousands and thousands [...]

Aqua Girl 2014

This year, Aqua Girl celebrated it’s 15 year anniversary. 15 Years of Aqua Girl: AQUAGIRL 15TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY from bonnelly films on Vimeo. Recap: AQUAGIRL 2014 from bonnelly films on Vimeo.          

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She Magazine – LGBT-Inclusive Healthcare at Your Fingertips

Are you out to your primary doctor or have you ever wondered how he or she will react to your sexual orientation? Have you experienced discrimination at your doctor’s office? If so, now there is a website where you can search for LBT inclusive doctors in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Funded by Aqua [...]

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Miami Herald | Aqua Girl concertgoers hold ‘trans rights now’ protest in solidarity for transgender women, men

Aqua Foundation showed support for trans women and men by holding a protest at its own #aquaSOUNDS concert event Saturday night. “It’s very important that throughout everything that Aqua does, we make it very clear that this is our community and we stand in solidarity with everyone in our community,” said Charo Valero, an Aqua [...]

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Sun Sentinel | Beverly McClellan: ‘Voice’ of experience

  Beverly McClellan can identify with the homeless LGBT youth who will benefit from Saturday night’s AquaSounds concert at Grand Central in Miami. A Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors club veteran and Season 1 finalist on NBC’s “The Voice,” McClellan ran away from home at age 13 after coming out to her parents. “This show [...]

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Lesbian.com | What to expect at Aqua Girl this year

Since its inception in 1999 as a one-night charity event, Aqua Girl — the party for a cause — has evolved into the largest charity-focused women’s week in the country. Miami-based Aqua Girl is now one of the hottest queer women’s festivals in the country — literally — as party-goers can expect temps into the [...]

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Edge San Francisco | Aqua Girl Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Aqua Girl, held May 10-18 in Miami, is more than just a pool party; it’s the largest charity women’s week in the country, celebrating its 15th anniversary this May around Miami, a key global hub for LGBT tourism. All proceeds directly benefit the non-profit Aqua Foundation for Women, which promotes wellness and equality for lesbian, bisexual and [...]

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Aqua Girl 2014 Featured in SHE Magazine

This year’s Aqua Girl promises to be more exciting and action packed than ever as the largest gay women’s charity event in the country turns 15! Attendees can choose from a variety of exciting events and ticket options. For the woman who wants to have it all, Aqua Girl has the upgraded VIP pass, which [...]